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Crucible of Force

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Crucible of Force uses the Award Winning Fields of Fire game engine to bring our fast paced, yet accurate play style to the Second World War.  These rules cover European Theater combat from the beginning of the war to the Summer of 1943.  Also included are play charts and other play aids to make your gaming experinece more enjoyable.

The rules cover all aspects of game play, from movement and shooting to command and control, but are written in such a way as to allow the player to design a scenario as simple or as advanced as desired.  Novice players appreciate the easy to understand format, while veterans appreaciate a fast-paced game that maintains real-world accuracy for their historical or what-if scenarios.

Playable at either 6mm or 15mm, Crucible of Force allows you to use the scale you prefer for your game.  Each miniature represents 1 tank and infantry basing is flexible.  The game plays as well for platoon level combat as it does for a battalion.  These rules cover equipment from the USA, USSR, Great Britain, France, Poland, Germany, and Italy.

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Len M April 30, 2018 2:56 pm UTC
Hi can you tell me if there are plans to do a "late war" set of data/rules? Thanks
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Geoff C April 27, 2017 4:07 pm UTC
This is an attractively presented set of rules with a relatively simple system which still accommodates the balance between armour and armour penetration which is key to combat in the era. Units are individual vehicles and foot are based and of a squad/ fire team scale which works well for my 10mm miniatures, but would also work with other smaller and larger scales.
The addition of the PDF version is appreciated - although I did manage to find an epub reader that put the font over the coloured page, the tables within the document were fuzzy. The PDF version overcomes this and I can recommend this as a set of rules for around Company level engagements. Nicely set out, not too complex and capturing the spirit of combat in WW2 with a simple but effective method for dealing with quality of troops. I like these rules.
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Mark B April 25, 2017 9:51 pm UTC
We are uploading a pdf format tonight. I was under the impression that our publishing division used a pdf for these and I understand the stress epub causes everyone.
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Geoff C April 21, 2017 9:05 pm UTC
I have to agree with the comment above (though i like the rules).

A. The sales info refers to a PDF
B. The E reader format means having to have yet another APP on the PC, the Phone, The Tablet ETC. A drag..... Is there a problem with providing 'either or' to give people the choice ?
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Henry W August 15, 2016 12:56 pm UTC
Why is the only option to download now EPUB format, what happened to the PDF download? Originally is was a PDF not EPUB. I paid for a PDF not EPUB.
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This title was added to our catalog on June 16, 2016.